LOS ANGELES, Nov. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- LA's BEST After School Enrichment Program, a partnership of the City of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Unified School District's Beyond the Bell Branch and the private sector is expanding student health and wellness with $20,000 in financial and in-kind resources from California dairy families, the Los Angeles Rams and the National Foundation on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition (NFFSN) through a special award celebrated November 17th at Limerick Avenue Elementary School in Canoga Park. The $10,000 'Hometown Grant' being awarded to LA's BEST came from a partnership between California dairy families and the Los Angeles Rams through the Fuel Up to Play 60 (FUTP 60) program and was matched by the NFFSN in support of the Presidential Youth Fitness Program's 60 th anniversary celebration.
"LA's BEST knows that keeping our kids healthy is a part of their overall well-being," said Eric Gurna, President & CEO of LA's BEST. "This is why, each year we provide the more than 25,000 students we serve with unique opportunities to learn about the importance of healthy eating and exercise. It is an honor to receive this grant through the FUTP 60 program, which will help students be more active, healthier and happier."